Monthly Archives: May 2013

Generator problems

We have a large Lister Petter diesel generator at the mission home that is acting up. Since there is no manual for it, I don’t understand the symbols that come up in the green screen when it shuts down. Anyone … Continue reading

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Société de Secours (Relief Society) in Mwimbila

Kevan mentioned in his post how crowded priesthood was. I’m here to tell you, it had nothing on Relief Society. It was CROWDED and that’s saying a lot seeing that I was in a Daybreak Ward that regularly squeezed 70-80 … Continue reading

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A good day in the Congo

I had a productive day today in the Congo. This was how it went: As soon as I got into the office, the Wrights began having problems with their power. We have two back-up systems for the office equipment: batteries … Continue reading

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Mwimbila Ward Conference

We attended the Mwimbila Ward Conference on Sunday (we had been personally invited the week before). When we arrived, it was a little confusing: there are three wards that meet in that building. The previous week we ‘thought’ we had … Continue reading

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A visit to the Tshitenge Branch

I have written about the Tshitenge Branch before. It is a small branch just outside of Mbuji Mayi that has a lot of members, but nowhere to meet (they meet in the home of the Branch President, but seldom fit … Continue reading

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Reaching fulfillment on a Senior Mission

I had an interesting conversation the other day about having a fulfilling Senior Mission. It seems as though some senior missionaries struggle to find meaning and fulfillment in the work they are assigned during their mission! It is understandable, in … Continue reading

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Digging for Gold

On our way to Likasi with Emanuel, we passed several villages that were near mining operations. He mentioned that it was how the locals in this area made their living. I assumed he was talking about working FOR the mining … Continue reading

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